Yet Ayana's decision to adopt similar tactics in the 5000m ultimately backfired as she was unexpectedly reeled in by Cheruiyot and Hellen Onsando Obiri on the penultimate lap. Pushed on by the fact that, despite her many career accomplishments, Cheruiyot was still missing an Olympic gold medal and the "Pocket Rocket" produced one of the biggest shocks of an Olympic athletics programme which had already seen a plethora of upsets.
Seamer Doug Bracewell replaced leg-spinner Ish Sodhi. The ball which dismissed Cook moved away slightly from the right-hander, while Amla was caught off an inside edge from a ball which swung in. "Someone like Quinny [Quinton de Kock] has been around for three or four years and he is aggressive by nature". Sometimes you are going to make mistakes.
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With Bolt confident of the race win, he raised his arms and slapped his chest with metres left while his rivals gave their all. He racked up 4,489 points through five events, which puts him in third place heading into the final day of the competition.
I wanted to make him use as much energy as possible because I think I am going to do a better job of recovering than he is. Bolt has been the poster boy for his sport for a very long time now, and ever since his heroics in Beijing, and his world record times in Berlin in 2011, he's been an athlete that has consistently outperformed his fellow competitors on the biggest of stages.
And to highlight how the USA team feeds off each other, Ashton Eaton briefly took time off his decathlon to congratulate Clement as he lay exhausted in the midday sun after his 400-meter hurdles final. "What unsettled me was that false start, but I'm thankful to God that I competed at the Olympics and reached the final", Koech said. Injuries disrupted his career in the intervening period and he finished outside the medals at the London Olympics four years ago as he struggled to regain his ...
At this point, the United States now works on the assumption North Korea has achieved warhead miniaturization - essential for a missile attack. Beijing sees THAAD's radar system, capable of peering into China's military installations, as part of Washington's strategy of containment.
Bush and Fox News commentator, captured 40% of the vote when the Associated Press called the race late Tuesday night with 73% of precincts reporting. Unsurprisingly Ms Cheney has never evinced any reservations about her father's legacy. She said a family health crisis prompted her to withdraw. It didn't work; they were more distracted by the fact that she had few apparent actual ties to Wyoming .
They departed 1-0 on aggregate after two uninspiring legs against eventual winners Real Madrid and a fourth-place finish in the Premier League means they must now overcome Steaua Bucharest in a play-off to reach the competition proper. Steaua will be massive underdogs, but Stones is taking nothing for granted and admits the Romanian outfit will have their ultimate respect. They had a lot of first-half possession and should had wrapped it up and then, as we saw a lot over the weekend, were ...
The silver medal is the second straight Olympics Claye has taken second place in the triple jump. Enya, an Olympic venue manager, popped the question after the medal ceremony following the first women's rugby sevens final. "When I woke up I was like, today is going to be the best day of my life", he told reporters. He said they'd work it out after the day of competition.
Lanier is set to take over security for the National Football League, she said in a farewell letter to the force . Mayor Muriel Bowser plans to hold a news conference to announce Lanier's retirement Tuesday afternoon. During the early part of her tenure, Lanier oversaw a historic drop in violent crime in D.C. before a more recent rise in homicides and robberies - and concerns about understaffing at the department.
Once Luke Cage and Iron Fist wrap up their own first seasons, the Marvel/Netflix plan reaches its apex with The Defenders , combining all four of their shows into one mega-event. Speaking with Entertainment Weekly , Rosenberg spoke about the new main antagonist in season 2, saying: "Or antagonists, plural". "That [their friendship] is the core relationship in the piece.
Mario Andrada, the communication director for the Rio 2016 local organizing committee, says a sudden change in alkalinity is the culprit. She wrote on Twitter that "FixTheSwamp" should start trending. Water turns green in the diving and in the water polo pools in the Aquatics Centre in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In an Olympic stadium you expect stunning pools filled with sapphire blue water, but this year they're looking more emerald and it's kinda gross.
Third in the flying lap in 12.793 seconds lifted the 31-year-old to 162 points and the silver-medal position ahead of the points race. Viviani finished with 207 points, Cavendish with 194 and Hansen with 192. Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Italy's Elia Viviani recovered from a crash before breaking down in floods of tears in his parents' arms after winning the Olympic cycling men's omnium gold on Monday.
Americans Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Jack Sock have won the Olympic tennis title in mixed doubles, denying Venus Williams a record fifth gold medal. Venus and Serena are tied at four gold medals apiece. The gold medal was the second of the Rio Games for Sock, who won the men's doubles bronze medal match with partner Steve Johnson against Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil of Canada on Saturday.
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But now it has been revealed the reason why it suddenly turned green was after 80 litres of hydrogen peroxide was put in the water. Replacing the water in time for the early-morning training, and competition at 11am (2am NZ Time), was a significant challenge, because the pool holds some three million litres of water.
Philippine bet Mary Joy Tabal has yet to cross the finish line as of posting. Sumgong, who fell and hit her head in this year's London marathon yet still managed to get up and win, sat in the pack biding her time until the final miles when she began to relentlessly attack in the final 7 kilometers.
She will now be the fan favourite in the final, which also features Australian Genevieve LaCaze and starts at 12.15am Tuesday AEST. But following a review of the race by the Games' Jury of Appeals, all three runners were automatically advanced to Monday's finals.
Pool technicians have used huge quantities of chlorine to change the water back to its original color, which has become bothersome for some athletes. "Part of the water in the main pool will be replaced later in the evening", Andrada, who had originally said the problem would be fixed on Wednesday, told a news conference.